Tragic accident at Moscow Raceway

FIM World Supersport race was red flag when an serious accident took the life of Antonelli. The organizers have canceled rest of activities at the venue.

Moscow Raceway (Russia), Sunday 21 July 2013 - During today’s FIM World Supersport race, at 1.32pm Italian rider Andrea Antonelli (Team Goeleven Kawasaki) suffered a serious accident on the straight between Turn 14 and Turn 15 wherein he sustained critical injuries.

Andrea Antonelli, Team GoEleven Kawasaki
Andrea Antonelli, Team GoEleven Kawasaki

Photo by: Team GoEleven

The race was stopped with the red flag and the rider was immediately taken to an ambulance where the medical staff worked to resuscitate him.

Despite their efforts, Andrea sadly succumbed to his injuries at 2.10pm local time.

FIM, Dorna and YMS Promotion decided to cancel all activities scheduled for the rest of the day.

Everyone involved in motorcycle championships extends its deepest condolences to Andrea’s family, friends, team and Italian Federation at this tragic loss.

Dorna

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Series World Superbike
Drivers Andrea Antonelli
Article type Breaking news
Tags antonelli, crash, death, dorna, fim, kawasaki, moscow, russia, team goeleven, world supersport, wsbk